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What You'll Get
Choose from Three Options
- $29 for one classic mani-pedi ($75 value)
- $58 for two classic mani-pedis ($150 value)
- $82 for three classic mani-pedis ($225 value)
Cuticles: Defending Your Digits
Cuticles form an occasionally contested border between skin and nail. Learn how nail technicians can safely get them into good condition with Groupon’s investigation.
No one pays much attention to cuticles until they start causing trouble. Either they grow thick enough to intrude on a uniform manicure or they tear and cause pain. But the clingy strips of skin at the bottom of each nail actually perform some important functions. First, cuticles act as protective barriers that help new keratin cells grow into long, healthy nails instead of short, creepy talons. Second, they help keep bacteria out of the nail bed, where it can cause painful infections.
Though some nail salons offer to trim your cuticles during a manicure, the risk of infection—even with properly sanitized instruments—may outweigh any aesthetic benefit. After all, cuticles will grow back no matter what, so even a temporarily neater line at the base of the nail is unlikely to last for more than a few days. But nail technicians do have ways of fashioning smooth ovals or almond shapes without exposing the nail to dangerous intruders. First, they’ll avoid tearing the skin by making sure it’s as soft and supple as possible. An intensive moisturizer will help, as will a soak in a bowl of warm water. Once the hands are well-conditioned, the tech will begin carefully, gently working with a cuticle stick, first pushing the cuticles back and then, with a tiny circular motion, buffing away any dead skin remnants and dried-on cupcake frosting still clinging to the nail.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Appointment required, 24 hour advance notice required. Extra charge for additional services such as gel removal. Subject to availability. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed voucher price). Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
With dusky gray walls, sap green accents, and contemporary furniture, the atmosphere at Episkinz is sophisticated and serene. Here, the team of skilled aestheticians, hairdressers, and nail technicians helps clients care for their appearance and feel pampered. They offer a vast range of beauty and spa treatments from hairstyling and waxing to nailcare and makeup. But their greatest specialty is skincare—with a variety of nourishing facial treatments for all skin types and concerns, the aestheticians can cleanse and exfoliate the skin, treat acne, or restore that youthful glow.